Free Walking Tour Sofia Sightseeing and Highlights

Duration: 2h
Languages: English
Guru: Vania
Quality Verified Registered on January 26, 2023

Hello, I am Vania, a certified tour guide in Bulgaria. I am passionate about history, cultural heritage, art and architecture. Another interest of mine is learning new and interesting facts about places and historical figures while traveling and exploring new destinations. I have been a tour guide for couple of years and it feels really fulfilling when during the tours I share my knowledge and experience with the travelers who decided to get to know better the beautiful city of Sofia and Bulgaria in general. Join me for a free walking tour in Sofia and get inspired :)

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  • No minimum number of attendees
    No minimum number of attendees is required for the tour
  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

Welcome to Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria

During the sightseeing walking tour we will get to know the Bulgarian history background and cultural heritage through the main sightseeing spots in the historical part of the center of Sofia.

Just few of the main spots part of the tour : 

  • Alexander Nevsky Cathedral 
  • St. Sofia Church 
  • Royal Palace 
  • National Theater “Ivan Vazov” 
  • “Independence” Square and Serdica Ancient Complex 
  • Banya Bashi Mosque and the Synagogue
  • plus more 

You will also learn more about stories from ancient times, near past and what are some of the favorite places of the locals. While exploring will share with you my favorite hidden gems in heart of the city that you might enjoy later on during your stay in Sofia. 

Let’s go! 

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What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    Sofia Alexander Nevski Cathedral, 100...
    Sofia Alexander Nevski Cathedral, 1000 Old City Center, Sofia, Bulgaria
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    Start and Meeting Point of the Tour: In front of the main entrance of Alexander Nevsky Cathedral. I will be waiting for you there with my accreditation.

  • 1
    Outside visit
    Sofia's Alexander Nevsky Cathedral
  • 2
    Outside visit
    Hagia Sophia
  • 3
    Outside visit
    Russian Church
  • 4
    Outside visit
    Bulgarian National Art Gallery
  • 5
    Outside visit
    Ivan Vazov National Theater
  • 6
    Outside visit
    Presidential Palace of Republic of Bulgaria
  • 7
    Outside visit
    National Assembly of the Republic of Bulgaria
  • 8
    Outside visit
    Council of Ministers
  • 9
    Outside visit
    Sofia Monument
  • 10
    Outside visit
    Serdica Roman Ruins
  • 11
    Outside visit
    Banya Bashi Mosque
  • 12
    Outside visit
    Sofia Synagogue
  • 13
    Outside visit
    Saint Joseph's Cathedral
  • 14
    Outside visit
    Sveta Nedelya Church
  • 15
    Outside visit
    ploshtad "Sveta Nedelya"

    The final point of the Tour

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

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Cindy 19 May 2024

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Travelled in couple - May 2024
We loved Vanias walking tour, packed with historical information and useful tips to make our stay in Sofia memorable. She was friendly, fun and engaging and I would definitely recommend. Thank you so much Vania 😊
Kaylin 30 Apr 2024

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Travelled alone - Apr 2024
I definitely recommend this tour if you are looking to learn more about Sofia. We saw many main sights, and Vania was very knowledgeable and friendly. I enjoyed my time on this tour and hope you will too.
Vanessa 28 Apr 2024

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Travelled alone - Apr 2024
Vania was really open and easy going. She informed us a lot on the history and people related to the buildings. Made it very interesting. She supplied with 'nice to know'-advice on the city and recommendations. Very open to questions and dialogue. Smiling and trustworthy. Definitely worth it! :-)
Santiago 26 Apr 2024

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Travelled alone - Apr 2024
Great guide with awesome recommendations for people coming for the first time in Sofia
Anthony 21 Apr 2024

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Travelled alone - Apr 2024
Vania was excellent. So friendly and informative. Highly recommend a tour led by Vania.
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Who is this tour for?

Non suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Does not accept large group reservations.
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
There is no minimum number of people required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
Payment methods
Only cash payment is accepted.
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